Alexandre Kandemir

Alexandre KANDEMIR joined the Employment Law department in 2019. He works both on advisory and litigation matters.

Alexandre holds a master’s degree in Employment Law. He previously worked in various other law firms’ employment law departments (including PDGB  and Fuchs Cohana Reboul).

Associate

Practice areas

Employment law

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Benjamin Shriqui

Benjamin holds a Master 2 in Digital Law from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and advises French and international companies on issues relating to the regulation of new technologies, e-commerce and IT contracts. Benjamin also advises on regulated activities, in particular on electronic money and payment services matters.

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Charlotte Bittermann

Charlotte BITTERMANN joined Aramis’ Tax Law team in 2019 after having worked for two years in the tax practice of Reinhart Marville Torre.

She graduated from the University of Nancy with a master’s degree in Business Law and Taxation and with a DJCE (“Diplôme de Juriste Conseil d’Entreprise”) specialized in International Trade Law and Taxation.

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Edouard Cahen

Edouard Cahen joined the Aramis Information Technology and Intellectual Property team in 2019, after completing his final internship. He graduated from the Law Faculty of Nancy in International Business Law from, and from ICN Business School in Corporate Finance. Prior to joining the firm, he completed internships with French and Luxembourg law firms as well as with the legal and regulatory departments of CACEIS and Danone Nutricia Africa & Overseas.

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Etienne Amblard

Etienne Amblard is the partner in charge of business public law practice at Aramis. His scope of expertise covers public procurement contracts and PPPs and more generally all public law (public sector, public works and property, financial public law, etc.) and rail regulatory. He also has a strong experience in litigation (public contracts, legality of administrative decision, responsibility of public persons). He supports companies or public operators especialy in transport, energy defense, telecom and business events areas. Before joining Aramis in 2016, he previously worked for more than 10 years at Gide, where he was designated as counsel as of 2014. His professional experience  encompasses a six-month secondment within the project finance legal department  of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in 2009.

He also has  specific kills in the field of public law applicable in French Polynesia and in international context.

Aramis public law practise is recommended by Decideurs and legal 500.

Aramis is recommended for “its professionnalism, its availabiliy, its efficiency” and “its ability to bring solutions which always respond to its clients expectations and needs” (Legal 500 Paris, 2018).

Headed by the ‘very knowledgeable’ Etienne Amblard, Aramis’ two-lawyer team has strong public law contract expertise. Representing public and private sector clients, the practice is advising on major projects in the transport and telecoms sectors. It is notably assisting Tunnel Euralpin Lyon-Turin with the eponymous railway tunnel projects, as well as French Polynesia’s Post and Telecoms Office (OPT) with the awarding of the Manatua project, consisting in the setting up of an international high-capacity submarine cable system in the Pacific. Litigation is also a strong feature of the practice, which is handling several disputes. SNCF Mobilités, the City of Paris and Egis Airport Operation are clients.” (Legal 500 EMEA, 2019).

Etienne Amblard is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA).

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Farah Bencheliha

Farah holds a Master Degree in European Law from the University of Rennes 1 and a Master’s degree in Electronic Commerce and Digital Economy from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.

She focuses her work on issues related to privacy, information technology and regulated activity.

Before joining Aramis, she worked in-house on cross-border GDPR implementation projects.

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Florent Mattern

Florent joined Aramis after a 4-year experience as an IP litigator in another law firm. He graduated from the University of Strasbourg and from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI).

Florent also worked in a law firm in Asia and for the Swatch Group, in Switzerland. He is a member of AACEIPI.

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Lucie Larsonneur

Lucie works both on advisory matters and litigation in the Employment Law department. She holds a master’s degree in Business Law with a specialization in Employment Law.

Before joining Aramis in 2018, Lucie previously worked in various other law firms’ employment law departments (including Sagan and Racine).

Associate

Practice areas

Employment law

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Damien Bergerot

Damien Bergerot is a member of the Paris Bar since 2014. He joined Aramis in 2016, after having worked for two years in the Litigation & Arbitration practice of Bersay & Associés. His areas of practice cover business litigation and commercial arbitration in both a domestic and international context.

Damien graduated from the University of Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne (Master 2 in Private international law and international commercial law) and from Sciences Po Paris (Master 2 in Business Law).

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Marion Carrega

Marion Carrega is a Counsel in the Litigation & Arbitration team of Aramis. She represents clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings and focuses her practice on domestic and cross border commercial disputes relating to the performance or termination of contracts, disputes involving unfair competition and corporate law litigation (post-M&A disputes, shareholder disputes, directors’ liability). She also developed a specific interest and competence in alternative dispute resolution methods (negotiation, mediation, participatory proceedings).

Before joining ARAMIS, Marion Carrega was an associate in the Litigation & Arbitration Department and in the Distribution & Competition Department of the law firm Bersay & Associés. During this period, she was also seconded to the Dispute Resolution Department of the ALSTOM Group for several months. She has previously been an in-house counsel in the legal department of the TOTAL Group for one year.

Marion Carrega is a member of the AIJA and of ArbitralWomen Association.

Counsel

Education

2012 Prestation de serment (January 2012)

2011 Paris Bar School (Ecole de formation du barreau de Paris (EFB))

2010 ESSEC Business School, Master in International Business Law and Management

2008 PARIS II University (Panthéon-Assas), Master 2 degree in European Business Law

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Alexis Chahid-Nouraï

Alexis Chahid-Nouraï is one of the two partners leading the Corporate/M&A practice of Aramis. His activities range from mergers and acquisitions deals, including by way of tender offers, to equity capital markets transactions (IPOs, equity or equity-linked securities issuances). He is also an expert of French company law or securities law questions. Prior to joining Aramis in 2010, he practiced with the Paris office of Clifford Chance as an associate between 1999 and 2004 then with the French boutique Brandford-Griffith & Associés, as an associate from 2004 to 2007 and as a partner from 2008.

Partner

Education

Paris II Panthéon-Assas University, DESS in intellectual property (1996) and master of laws, company and tax laws (1995)
Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, lessons of DESS in company and tax laws (1997)

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Aurélien Condomines

Aurélien Condomines is one of the founding partners of Aramis and in charge of economic law. His practice is essentially related to antitrust law, distribution law, consumer law and customs law. He represents companies on a regular basis for the negotiation and drafting of complex contracts and, as a litigator, he represents the firm’s clients before the French and EC courts on matters in his areas of specialty. Finally, he is in charge of the firm’s compliance practice (corruption and antitrust).

Aurélien Condomines formerly worked for the firms de Pardieu Brocas Maffei in Paris, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and Morgan Lewis in Paris. He has tought legal strategy for managers in the setting of the MBA program of the HEC Business School in Paris and antitrust law at the Institute of Political Science of Lille. He has published a book on French competition law in 2014.

His distribution and competition practice at Aramis is recommended by Legal 500, GCR and Décideurs.

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Mireille Dany

Mireille Dany is a partner within the antitrust, distribution and consumer law department. Formerly a partner at Proskauer Rose and Baker & McKenzie, she has significant experience in these areas of the law and assists a wide variety of corporate clients, in particular in the sectors of consumer goods and distribution, in all fields of economic law, both as advisor and litigator.

Mireille DANY est associée au sein de la pratique Droit économique. Précédemment associée chez Proskauer Rose et Baker & McKenzie, elle apporte au cabinet une importante expérience dans ces matières et accompagne des clients aux profils les plus variés, issus notamment des secteurs des biens de consommation et de la distribution, dans tous les domaines du droit économique, en conseil comme au contentieux.

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Cédric de Pouzilhac

Cedric de POUZILHAC is heading the arbitration practice and is one of the partners in charge of the litigation practice of ARAMIS. His area of practice covers commercial disputes, industrial risk (product liability, construction, insurance), as well as corporate – M&A related disputes, financial and stock exchange law, and compliance/anti-corruption matters. He also has significant experience with regard to matters relating to foundations, trust law and inheritance disputes. Cédric’s area of intervention include Energy, Transport, Food industry, and financial services. He graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Economic and Financial section), from the University of Paris II (Master of Business Law) and from University of Paris V (DESS in Business Law).

Before joining ARAMIS, Cédric was a partner at Bersay & Associés (2008). Previously, he practiced at the litigation/arbitration department of Lovells (Paris, now Hogan Lovells), and at Larroumet Pouzilhac. He is a member of the Paris Bar, the IBA and AIJA.

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Louise Decarsin

Louise Decarsin has been a member of the Litigation & Arbitration team since 2017. She intervenes in commercial disputes, both before judicial courts and arbitral tribunals. Her practice mainly covers litigation in contract and company law matters concerning French and foreign clients in various fields (including energy, transport, construction, hotels).

Louise graduated from University Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (Master 2 International Business Law) and University Paris XII – Paris Est Créteil (University Diploma of Specialisation in European Law).

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Benoit Greteau

BENOIT GRETEAU graduated from Paris II University and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris – MS International Business Law and Management (ESCP Europe). He previously worked for the law firms Ernst & Young and Ayache, Salama & Associés. He speaks French, English and Spanish. He teaches corporate tax law at the University Paris II. He specializes in domestic and international tax law, in particular in the context of M&A and LBO transactions, and more generally assists companies in their relation with the French tax authorities.

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Marina Jonon

Marina holds a postgraduate diploma in Intellectual Property from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies – CEIPI. She acts regularly in both advisory and litigation matters in all fields of Intellectual Property, both for international groups and SMEs active in a variety of fields.

Before joining Aramis, Marina worked as an intern at various international law firms in Paris and Istanbul. She is member of AIPPI.

Marina speaks French, English and Italian.

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Kévyn Gillet

Kévyn Gillet joined Aramis’ public law team in 2017. He previously worked within administrative Court and several law firms including Fidal.

His scope of expertise covers all public law especially railway regulation issues, public procurement law and urban planning. He often represents companies and public entities before administrative Courts. He’s also involved in criminal issues.

He’s coauthor of a flagship publication (“jurisclasseur”) on competitive dialogue procedure.

Kévyn graduated from University Paris II – Panthéon-Assas (Master 2 in Economic public law).

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Frédéric Milcamps

Frédéric Milcamps is the partner responsible for the labour law practice of the firm. He has extensive experience assisting clients in connection with all aspects of labour law in particular with regard to workforce restructurings (including economic dismissal in the frame of social plans), mergers/acquisitions and outsourcings, as well as with the implementation of  profit sharing plans. He also has an extensive practice in relation to the hiring and termination of senior executives. Finally, Frédéric Milcamps has a daily practice of labour law litigation.

Frédéric Milcamps was admitted at the Paris Bar in 1996. He has previously worked within the labour law departments of Latham & Watkins and Davis Ward Philips & Vineberg. He cofounded the DMS law firm where he was partner from 2006 to 2011.

Frédéric MILCAMPS is member of AVOSIAL (employment lawyer association) and of IBA.

Partner

Education

  • Institute of Comparative Law – 1995
  • DESS in Business Law – 1994
  • Master in Business Law – 1993

 

Practice areas

Employment law

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Louis Jestaz

Louis holds a Master Degree in business law from the University Paris II Assas and a postgraduate diploma in the intellectual applied property from the University Paris 12. Before joining Aramis, Louis worked as an IP litigator in a US law firm. Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Louis served at the Paris District Court where he assisted the Paris IP judges.  His working experience also extend to Buenos Aires and Shanghai. Louis gives lectures at the University of Poitiers within Master 2 of Research and valorization of innovation.  He is a member of APRAM and AIPPI.

Louis speaks French, English and Spanish.

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Vincent Pellier

Vincent Pellier is the partner in charge of the Restructuring & Insolvency department of Aramis. He is regularly involved in out of court and/or judicial treatment of distressed companies, including litigation with regards to pre-insolvency and insolvency proceedings. Prior to joining Aramis in 2017, Vincent was associate at Bredin Prat and then counsel at Willkie Farr Paris. Vincent also gained a specific experience by practicing at insolvency trustees’ offices. Vincent has published various articles in INSOL Europe, Option Finance, Stratégie Finance Droit and gives lectures on bankruptcy law related matters. Vincent is a member of the Association pour le Retournement des Entreprises (ARE) and of the Association Française des Fiduciaires (AFF).

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 2007, Vincent holds a degree in business law from Université Parix IX – Dauphine (2004) and a master in advanced study from Oxford Brookes University (2002).

Partner
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Benjamin May

Benjamin May is one of the founding partners of ARAMIS. His professional practice covers regulatory work, intellectual property, information technology, e-commerce and data protection. His practice also includes commercial contracts and litigation. Benjamin has a particular focus in the field of life sciences and in the financial services sector.

He graduated from the University of Paris XI and the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP Europe). He previously worked for the law firms Gide, both in Budapest and Paris, and de Pardieu Brocas & Maffei in Paris. He speaks French and English. Benjamin teaches Information technology law at the Paris graduated school of management (ESCP-Europe) and is a frequent speaker in conferences in his areas of expertise. Professional memberships: INTA, EPLAW, ITECHLAW, APRAM and AIPPI.

Partner

Education

2006: Co-founder of Aramis

2001-2005: De Pardieu Brocas Maffei (Paris)

1998-2001: Gide Loyrette Nouel (Budapest and Paris)

Graduate of the Master of Law (corporate law and tax) of the University of Paris XI (1997)

Paris Graduate School of Management (ESCP Europe, 1996)

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David Roche

David is Counsel in the IT/IP team of Aramis. He works in both advisory and litigation matters, in particular on information technologies and regulatory matters. Before joining Aramis in 2011 David worked with various law firms and with Arkema’s legal department. He is a postgraduate from Aix-Marseille (Master 2 in business and tax law) and Montpellier (Master 2 in contract law) Universities.

David is a member of AIJA and speaks French, English and Italian.

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Raphaël Mellerio

Raphaël Mellerio is one of the two partners in charge of the corporate/mergers and acquisitions practice at Aramis. His main activities relate to mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and joint ventures. He also represents companies on a regular basis in the setting up of complex agreements in the field of franchising and industrial transactions. Finally, he deals with certain issues of economic law and international commercial law. Raphaël Mellerio is one of the founding partners of Aramis in 2006. He formerly worked for the firm Clifford Chance in London and Paris, where he spent 10 years and became counsel in 2003.

The Mergers & Acquisitions practice of Aramis is recommended by Legal 500, Decideurs and Option Finance..

Raphaël Mellerio is described as “a very involved lawyer, with an excellent reputation“, “extremely reactive” and “pragmatic“, “who perfectly understands how large groups work“. Raphaël is also mentioned in the 10th edition of Best Lawyers in France for the M&A practice.

Partner

Education

University of Paris XI, DEA in contract law – 1994
University of Edinburgh, LLM – 1993
Institut Supérieur d’Interprétation et de Traduction (Paris) – Diploma in translation and interpretation – 1992
University of Paris XI, Master of laws – 1992

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